Iraq may need three years to rebuild and restructure its military, Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi said on Sunday, as the country battles Islamic State militants who pose the biggest threat to its security since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003
A new strategy is being drawn up to encourage Bahraini women to join the military.
It is part of a unified Gulf blueprint that was approved yesterday (November 30) during the GCC Military Women's Conference, which was held at
A potential military alliance between the GCC countries, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt and Pakistan is likely to be formed, according to report.
Kuwaiti newspaper Alshahed has reported that secret talks took place on creating a joint for
The top US military officer, General Martin Dempsey, arrived on Saturday in Baghdad on an unannounced visit to meet US commanders preparing to expand American assistance to Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants.
Bahrain could play a vital role in combating a terrorist organisation threatening the region if it joins an international military coalition, according to security experts.
Around 40 countries, including 10 Arab states, will gathe
Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the US and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country.
Bahrain-based ship and rig repair yard Asry has launched a new department dedicated to military projects, as it seeks to capture approximately 60 per cent of the regional naval market.
The new Navy Defence and
Iraq has asked the United States for air support in countering Sunni rebels, the top US general said, after the militants seized major cities in a lightning advance that has routed the Shi'ite-led government's army.
China's military spending exceeded $145 billion last year as it advanced a program modernising an arsenal of drones, warships, jets, missiles and cyber weapons, the Pentagon said on Thursday, offering a far higher figure than Beijing's o
The UAE has stopped using dozens of British nationals serving as trainers in its armed forces over its response to the Arab uprisings, says a report in Britain's Financial Times newspaper.
The clear-out of around 80 British of